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ESB 2017 Fellows Business Meeting

[This event has passed, please see agenda/minutes here] The Fellows Business Meeting will be held on Tuesday Sept 5, 2017 12-13:30 in Room MC 3.2 at the ESB 2017 Annual Meeting in Athens. Fellows will recieve an invitation and RSVP information via email. An agenda will be sent to all those who RSVP.

Hamish Named Mascot of WBC2020 in Glasgow

Hamish, the highland cow, has been named the official mascot of WBC2020, to be held in Glasgow, Scotland. You can follow Hamish on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/Hamishthecow Please see below for more information from the organizers of WBC2020: The Executive Committee is delighted to invite you to Glasgow to participate and share in the 11th Biomaterials Congress WBC2020 19-24 [...]

Fellows Business Meeting Scheduled at the 2016 World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal

  Fellows of the ICF-BSE are invited to participate in the upcoming Fellows Business Meeting at the World Biomaterials Congress Montreal. The meeting will be conducted on Thursday May 19th, from 3:30PM-5:00PM. An agenda with topics for discussion will be sent to all registrants who are Fellows of the College. If you'll be attending the World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal, please [...]

New Steering Committee Elected – 2016-2020

The election for the next Steering Committee of the ICF-BSE was held throughout the month of February, and results are now finalized. Please see below for the election results: Newly Elected ICF-BSE Steering Committee: Stuart L. Cooper          Society for Biomaterials- USA Fu-zhai Cui                 [...]

ICF-BSE Steering Committee Elections in Process: Election Ends Feb 29, 2016

The ICF-BSE has announced the initiation of of election procedures for its Steering Committee. Fellows who would like to be considered for the Steering Committee are encouraged to nominate themselves, or to nominate other Fellows who would be excellent candidates for the College leadership committee. Nominations for the Steering Committee will be accepted until January [...]

ICF-BSE Fellows Debate Session Topic: Nanotechnology is More Hype Than Hope

ICF-BSE Fellows Session, WBC-Montreal 2016 Wednesday May 18th, 2016 16:30-18:30 “Is Nanotechnology More Hype Than Hope?” Speakers: Joelle Amedee, Antonietta Gatti, John Hunt, John Kao, Michael Sefton, Liping Tang" Moderator: Joachim Kohn The “Special Fellows Session” is organized by the International College of Fellows in Biomaterials Science and Engineering (ICF-BSE). Special Fellows Sessions explore pertinent [...]

ESB 2015 Fellows Session – Biomaterials education is not ready for the challenges of the future

This Fellows Session focused on the topic of biomaterials education. This is the 5th such session and the popularity of the event is ever-growing. Thank you to the speakers and the audience!   Speakers: David Grainger, Dietmar Hutmacher, Kristi Anseth, Laura Poole-Warren, Kathleen Elizabeth Tanner, Lynne Jones Moderator: Joachim Kohn

SFB 2015 Fellows Session – Is translational research more impactful than basic research?

The very popular Fellows Debate Session was held at the 2015 Society for Biomaterials meeting in Charlotte, NC. This year the topic was "Is translational research more impactful than basic research?" Two very strong teams debated this topic, but in the end the Basic Research team won. For Translational Research: David Grainger, John Kao, Michael [...]

2014 ESB Fellows Session – The Race between Engineering and Biology in Replacing Human Tissues

The Fellows' Session was held on Sunday August 31, 2014 from 1:30 - 4:45 PM Speakers: Barbara Boyan, Rui Reis, Abhay Pandit, M. Cristina Tanzi, John Kao, and David Williams Moderator: Joachim Kohn This topic focused on  the future scaffolds needed to replace human tissues. We defined the "Engineering Approach" as starting from a synthetic [...]

2012 Fellows Session – Can we regrow a human arm?

This session held at the 9th WBC in Chengdu, China This was a 3 hour long coordinated program of selected talks with audience participation. Six Fellows of Biomaterials Science and Engineering presented scientific arguments for or against the idea that it will be possible to regrow a complete human arm within the next 20 years. The [...]